Poetic Devices

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Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Life is like a box of chocolates.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
That guy's a beast.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.

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